Archived news from 2016

The BACA Excellence Awards 2017

Posted 29th November 2016

The BACA Excellence Awards are presented at our Autumn Luncheon, every year: For 2017 it will take place on October 18th at Guildhall, London. * Tickets go on sale mid-September and all members will receive details about how to book * Passenger Charter Airline of the Year (sponsored by Air Charter Service) Cargo Charter Airline… Read more

The BACA Spring Lunch 2017 (26th April)

Posted 27th November 2016

The BACA Spring Lunch will take place on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall. We are delighted to welcome our generous Sponsors for this event:- Event “Gold” Sponsor; Doncaster Sheffield Airport   Event “Silver” Sponsor; Weston Aviation Event “Bronze” Sponsor; LaudaMotion Event Wine Sponsor; Cello Aviation Reception Drinks Sponsor; MHS Aviation Logo… Read more

BACA at NBAA 2016

Posted 21st November 2016

BACA made a full page article in the NBAA’s Show News on Day 3, following Chairman Richard Mumford’s interview with journalist Angus Batey. Read the full article here:   baca-at-nbaa-show-news-day-3

Volga-Dnepr and Antonov confirm that their Ruslan An-124 joint venture is ending

Posted 18th November 2016

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines have confirmed that Ruslan International, their An-124-100 freighter joint venture, will end on December 31, 2016 after a ten year partnership. Volga-Dnepr Group’s business collaboration with Antonov will continue for the technical aspects of airworthiness and flight safety support of its An-124-100 fleet. This confirmation of continued technical collaboration follows on from… Read more

Record Breaking BACA Training day highlights Broker Best Practices and the Threat of Cyber-Crime

Posted 15th November 2016

The Baltic Exchange was bursting at the seams at the recent BACA training day with over 60 in attendance, making this the most successful training event that BACA has held so far. The day was made up of two training sessions, the morning being devoted to Broker Training and the afternoon becoming a “Cyber-Crime Forum”… Read more

BACA Training Day, 10th November 2016

Posted 31st October 2016

The next BACA Training Day will take place on 10th November 2016 at the Baltic Exchange. We thank Kroll  and Kroll Ontrack  very much for their sponsorship of the event. Due to popularity, numbers are limited to one complimentary place per member company*, and you may purchase a second place at a cost of £50.00…. Read more


Posted 27th October 2016

Victor one of just 8 brokers worldwide to earn ARGUS’ top distinction Victor’s new rating reflects highest operational and compliancy standards across the business Victor, reported to be the world’s largest on-demand private jet marketplace, has been awarded ARGUS International, Inc.’s (ARGUS) prestigious Certified Charter Broker rating. The industry status confirms the transparency and effectiveness… Read more

The BACA Awards – The Best of 2016

Posted 20th October 2016

The BACA Chairman’s Award 2016 goes to Robert Fallow for dedication in saving lives The 2016 BACA Excellence Awards took place at London Guildhall on Wednesday 19th October, a capacity audience saw the presentation of a series of six Awards reflecting the best of the air charter industry. The winners of the Awards are chosen by… Read more

The Day After the BACA Awards 2016

Posted 20th October 2016

Dear BACA Members, We held our Autumn BACA Awards Lunch yesterday.  Nearly 400 guests came together at Guildhall in London to celebrate our fantastic industry.  I would like to extend my congratulations to all of our Award winners, and my thanks to our sponsors, all of whom helped to make it a special day.  Thanks… Read more

2016 Awards Lunch photos

Posted 20th October 2016

Photos of the BACA Excellence Awards and Autumn Luncheon are available here. Courtesy of Colin Antill Photography